Topple Four Up

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-Objective:

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Each player attempts to stand up four Toppletubes with their colour up.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Run

    • Dodge

  • Manipulative Retain

    • Dribble

-Equipment List:

  • Seven Toppletubes per two players

  • One bouncy ball per player

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Lay down, on their sides, seven Toppletubes in a circle appropriately six to seven paces apart.

  • Two players stand in the centre of the circle, each with a bouncy ball in hand.

  • The players determine which one of them is blue and which one is yellow.

-Instructions:

  • ​On the players signal to begin they each bounce (or could dribble with feet) a ball to a Toppletube and stand it on end so their colour is up. They then go to other tubes that are laying on their side or have their opponent's colour up and flip it to their colour up.

  • The first player to get four Toppletubes of their colour up is the winner.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation

    • Use no balls

    • Use a soccer ball or football and dribble with feet.

    • Spread the Toppletubes out further so that players run and dribble furrher distances.

  • Questions for Understanding

    • Is there a tactic that seems most helpful

    • Is there a way to dribble that improves your success?

    • Are there emotional feelings that go along with winning or losing? Why? 

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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